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Terrorism, Terrorism, Terrorism: The Word That Fuels Endless War
Journalist Glenn Greenwald explains the importance of challenging how this powerful word is used by those who always say only describes the violence of others and never their own.
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Greenwald: Harper Government Exploiting Recent Attacks to Expand Powers
Prime Minister, says journalist, is exploiting recent violence in Canada to 'further dismantle civil liberties and core principles of western justice'
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Harper and Malala
Ian Fleming famously wrote, "Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times, it's enemy action." The day Malala Yousafzai was to be conferred with an honorary Canadian citizenship, a Canadian soldier was shot dead at the War Memorial on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. Two days before Malala...
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Who are the Victims of Wednesday's Attacks at the War Memorial and on Parliament Hill?
The news that a soldier was shot at the War Memorial broke at just before 10.00 a.m. Wednesday, October 22. On CBC Radio One's local Ottawa newscast, reporter Giacomo Panico breathlessly described the scene at the Memorial, which is just two blocks from the CBC studios. Panico said that people on...
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Ottawa Shooting: Harper’s Pro-US Agenda Has Turned Canada into a Target – and Divided Society
The impact of the country’s participation in the US-led war against Isis has already been felt
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Two Confirmed Dead In Shooting Near Canadian Parliament
Police are searching for "multiple shooters"
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Canada, At War For 13 Years, Shocked That ‘A Terrorist’ Attacked Its Soldiers
UPDATE : Multiple conservative commentators have claimed that this article and my subsequent discussion of it are about this morning’s shooting of a solider in Ottawa . Aside from the fact that what I wrote is expressly about a completely different incident – one that took place in Quebec on Monday...
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Voices Renew Call for Inquiry into Missing, Murdered Aboriginal Women
During this week's Aboriginal Women's Summit, First Nations leaders work toward national roundtable on topic
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800+ Scientists Urge Greater Freedoms for Canadian Government Experts
New restrictions have made it difficult for scientists around the globe to collaborate with Canadian government scientists. In response, more than 800 scientists from 32 countries have signed a letter urging Canadian Prime Minster Stephen Harper to “remove excessive and burdensome restrictions and...
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From Israel to ISIS: Harper's 'Orwellian' Foreign Policy
It's getting difficult to remember a time when the Canadian Parliament actually tried to make principled decisions regarding foreign policy and our place in the community of nations. But we should try. Perhaps a first step in returning to such a time was the decision of the NDP and Liberal Party to...
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